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Stationery Distributors - Business Ratio Report

  • ID: 29201
  • January 2012
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Key Note Ltd
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  • A. T. Cross Ltd
  • Creatapack Ltd
  • Hamelin Brands Ltd
  • Office Depot UK Ltd
  • S.E.T. (Swansea) Ltd
  • The Works Stores Ltd
  • MORE

This Business Ratio Report compares the financial performance of the leading players in this Industry sector, offering a quick and cost-effective competitor analysis tool for senior management.

Ratios are an invaluable tool for comparing the performance of companies on a like-for-like basis. Using ratios, the relative profitability, growth or debt levels, for example, of differently sized companies can be directly measured or compared with ease. Your Business Ratio Report focuses on the performance of key players in the industry it examines. Having closely analysed the sector, our editors and analysts have compiled the largest companies, so you don't have to. A Business Ratio report is, in effect, a complete financial reference for the sector.

What can the report be used for?

A business ratio report can be used to assess trading and financial information on:

The Company:

The Industry:
Major companies

What you can look for when reading your Business Ratio Report:

- Trends
The results given in a Business Ratio report generally cover at least the previous three full accounting years therefore any fluctuations in any area can be easily pinpointed

- Benchmarks
The average results for each ratio together with the industry profile of the average company in the sector can both be used as benchmarks to compare individual company performance.

- Size
All the major companies in the sector are ranked on the basis of sales, profits, total assets and employee READ MORE >

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  • A. T. Cross Ltd
  • Creatapack Ltd
  • Hamelin Brands Ltd
  • Office Depot UK Ltd
  • S.E.T. (Swansea) Ltd
  • The Works Stores Ltd
  • MORE

- Industry Overview
A clear, concise commentary gives you an overview of the industry's financial performance. Graphs and tables make it easy for you to spot performance trends.

- Company Profiles
This part of the report provides information on all the companies included in the analysis. To make comparison between companies easier, the information is presented in a standard format for each:

Contact Information:
Trading address
Telephone & Fax numbers
Company secretary & directors names

Company Structure:
What the company does
Who owns the company
Which are the major subsidiaries

Accounting/Financial Data:
Profit & Loss accounts for the previous 3 or 4 years
Balance sheet for the previous 3 or 4 years

Performance Analysis:
Financial ratios grouped according to profitability, efficiency, debt, employee performance and growth.

League Table Positions:
How the company performs relative to all the
others in the sector

- Performance League Tables
This section ranks companies on a full range of financial ratios. All the tables are listed in order of 'best' to 'worst' results to help you gauge which are the strongest companies on any criteria. In addition, each table brings you the ratio result for the sector as a whole, so you have a benchmark 'average' for comparison purposes.

- Industry Profile
The Industry Profile lists basic Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet data for the 'average' company in the sector. This can then be used as a benchmark for comparison with individual company profiles in the report.

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  • A. T. Cross Ltd
  • Creatapack Ltd
  • Hamelin Brands Ltd
  • Office Depot UK Ltd
  • S.E.T. (Swansea) Ltd
  • The Works Stores Ltd
  • MORE

This summary brings you a sample of key details from this invaluable Report. The Report itself includes many further analyses of the performance of individual companies and the industry as a whole.

The Report provides in-depth financial analysis on these companies in these 4 clear sections:

- Performance League Tables
- Individual Company Profiles

- Industry Overview
- Industry Averages

This Business Ratio Report focuses on the leading 108 companies active as stationary distributors.

The Report analyses company and industry performance over the three years up to 7th March 2011. During this period, the average Report company experienced a 3.4 percent decrease in turnover with sales falling from £26.4 million in 2008/09 to £25.5 million in 2010/11. Pre-tax profits decreased by 34.1 percent, declining from £1.6 million in the first year of review to £1.1 million in the third year.

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- Accord Office Supplies Ltd
- Ackerman Holdings Ltd
- Acorn Stationery & Print Ltd
- An Office Option Ltd
- Aspinal Of London Group Ltd
- Aspinal Of London Ltd
- Aster Ltd
- The Bennett Group Ltd
- Bic UK Ltd
- Board Envelopes (Nottingham) Ltd
- Bong UK Ltd
- BVJ Ltd
- Castelli (Diaries) Ltd
- Colour Five Ltd
- Colyer Group Ltd
- Computaform (UK) Ltd
- Computer Fast Forms Ltd
- Continuous Dataprint (UK) Ltd
- Corporate Express Ltd
- Creatapack Ltd
- Creative Education (Printing) Ltd
- A. T. Cross Ltd
- Debden Importing (UK) Ltd
- Durable (UK) Ltd
- Durmast Group Ltd
- Eagle Envelopes Ltd
- Eagle Office Supplies Ltd
- Elba Ltd
- Esselte UK Ltd
- European Office Products PLC
- Eurostat UK (Office Supplies) Ltd
- Evolution Office Supplies Ltd
- Filalyra GB Ltd
- Filofax Ltd
- FLBGroup Ltd
- Frank Smythson Ltd
- GB-Office Group Ltd
- Gilt Edged Promotions Ltd
- Hamelin Brands Ltd
- Harveys Ltd
- Herma UK Ltd
- Holdsmyth Ltd
- Hopax Europe Ltd
- Ian Smith Office Supplies Ltd
- Index Business Supplies Ltd
- The Irongate Group Ltd
- The Jade Group Ltd
- Kendon Flexocare Ltd
- Klicksi Ltd
- L & S Office Supplies Ltd
- Lyreco UK Ltd
- Madison Commercial Ltd
- Martin Luck Group Ltd
- Mastermailer Holdings PLC
- Mayer-Kuvert (UK) Holdings Ltd
- Medea International Ltd
- Mekvale Ltd
- Mitsubishi Pencil Co. UK Ltd
- Modern Typewriting Supplies Ltd
- Office Depot International (UK) Ltd
- Office Depot UK Ltd
- Office Gold Ltd
- Office Supplies For Industry Ltd
- Officeteam Group Ltd
- Officeteam Ltd
- Officexpress Europe Ltd
- Paperchase Products Ltd
- Paperchase Worldwide Hldgs Ltd
- Penketh's Ltd
- The Pen Shop Ltd
- Pentel (Stationery) Ltd
- Pilot Pen Co. (UK) Ltd (The)
- Portsdown Office Ltd
- Postsafe Ltd
- Print & Stationery Mngmnt Co. Ltd
- Publicity Printing Group Ltd
- Quantum Colour Ltd
- Rahmqvist UK Ltd
- Rivermead Supplies Ltd
- Ryman Group Ltd
- SEC UK Delivery Ltd
- S.E.T. (Office Supplies) Ltd
- S.E.T. (Swansea) Ltd
- Shachihata (Europe) Ltd
- WH Smith PLC
- South Bucks Business Prdcts Ltd
- Spicers Ltd
- Staples UK Retail Ltd
- Stat-Express Ltd
- STR-Gresham Business Forms Ltd
- Synertec Ltd
- Tallon International Ltd
- Technoprint Group Ltd
- Tesa UK Ltd
- Tompla UK Ltd
- Tungate Holdings Ltd
- UFP (UK) Ltd
- United (2008) LLP
- Venridge Ltd
- Versapak Group Ltd
- Vow Europe Ltd
- Webb Group Ltd
- Whincroft Ltd
- Winbus Ltd
- Winters Office Supplies Ltd
- Wordflow Ltd
- The Works Stores Ltd

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